[Letter from Dinkie, Willie and Alice McGee to Charles and Mollie Moore, Marach 25, 1883]

One of 1,686 letters in the series: Charles B. Moore Family papers, 1832-1917 available on this site.

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Dinkie says that they are all doing well, except Sissie who is unwell. She had tried gardening, but it has been really cold. John Rutledge is sick, Lizzie Wallace's son is well, Mrs. Allison will not live long, Mrs. Harper is sick and Laura Dorris has consumption. Bessie and Bettie are doing well. The wheat does not look good this year anywhere. She is going to sell butter and eggs. She has a lot of sewing to do and needs to make soap. Birdie says that she is writing to Linnet and Uncle Charlie. Dinkie asks that they write soon. ... continued below

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[4] p. ; 20 x 25 cm.

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McGee, Dinkie; McGee, Willie & McGee, Alice March 25, 1883.

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Dinkie says that they are all doing well, except Sissie who is unwell. She had tried gardening, but it has been really cold. John Rutledge is sick, Lizzie Wallace's son is well, Mrs. Allison will not live long, Mrs. Harper is sick and Laura Dorris has consumption. Bessie and Bettie are doing well. The wheat does not look good this year anywhere. She is going to sell butter and eggs. She has a lot of sewing to do and needs to make soap. Birdie says that she is writing to Linnet and Uncle Charlie. Dinkie asks that they write soon.
Willie writes that he made a cradle and wagon for his Aunt Florence. His sister Alice has been unwell. He is going to trim the orchard for his grandfather. He is also milking cows. He mentions that telephone wires are being put up. He wishes he could see Linnet.
Alice writes that she has been sick, but has been helping out as well. She was milking cows and making butter to sell. Birdie and Alice wish they could play with Linnet and Willie made himself a tool chest.

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[4] p. ; 20 x 25 cm.

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McGee, Dinkie; McGee, Willie & McGee, Alice. [Letter from Dinkie, Willie and Alice McGee to Charles and Mollie Moore, Marach 25, 1883], letter, March 25, 1883; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203528/: accessed June 18, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.